Aldermen adopt resolution to ban single-use plastic bags

Milford’s Board of Aldermen adopted a resolution Monday night calling for a statewide ban of single-use plastic shopping bags. “The critical need to better manage, reduce and optimistically to eliminate the use of single-use plastic bags from the marketplace in Connecticut is a motivating issue for many of us,” said Alderman Bryan Anderson. “In ideal circumstances, a Milford ordinance affords … read more

City approves plan for downtown parking, new store and apartments downtown

UPDATE: A new retail store, underground parking garage and apartments are in the plans for downtown Milford, at the site formerly occupied by Corner Convenience and other small businesses. Milford’s Board of Aldermen voted Monday night in favor of selling the parcel at 44-64 River Street to Metro Star Properties LLC to develop. The  Planning and Zoning Board voted Tuesday … read more

Los Cabos opens in Downtown Milford

A new Mexican restaurant officially opened Thursday, Jan. 31, in downtown Milford. Yessica Trujillo-Macary, second from right, Mayor Ben Blake, center, and members of the Chamber of Commerce, including Pam Staneski at far right, who will take over as chamber director Monday, gathered for a ribbon cutting at Los Cabos, 9 River Street, Thursday afternoon. A smaller version of the … read more

Play recalls struggles of radium painters

Eastbound Theatre, a division of Milford Arts Council, will perform its second show of its 25th season, the first fully-staged Connecticut production of the These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich, directed by Rich Mancini. These Shining Lives chronicles the strength and determination of women considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. The fates of … read more